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One Piece of Trivia: Gaming House

One Piece of Trivia: Gaming House

Trivia weekend is a lively tradition at Lawrence that occurs in the last days of January. Being a freshman, I did not understand what all the hype was about. After spending time with the Gaming House team during Trivia, I now understand. Alumna Julia Heller ‘13 participated in the trivia contest her freshman and junior

Faculty and student group works toward enhancing diversity in science

Lawrentians Enhancing Diversity in Science (L.E.D.S.) is a group of faculty, staff and students working to create a community that welcomes diverse perspectives, and where open and honest dialogue is encouraged. The group had its first summit last spring and discussed difficult social situations that students might face in a science class. Raymond H. Herzog

Contamination: Help

I didn’t expect this. I write to you today from the inside of an old rusty water container that I managed to climb into when their backs were turned. I’m not especially optimistic at this particular moment in time. This story started so dully. I’m trying to write this as lightly as possible so that

Contamination: Speculations

George had downloaded a few too many infected files onto his computer, and now the poor thing was quietly smoking in the corner of the campus IT department. Unfortunately, he still had to do work and so, he was sitting in the computer lab where the editors put together the campus newspaper. They were not

Portraits of Lawrence

How does the café make you feel? “I appreciate that it’s open until midnight and the workers are very kind. I really love the baked goods section.” How much did that cookie cost? “Two dollars, but after a certain time, they’re only one dollar if [the café is not] out of them.” How do you

Foraging in Wisconsin: Restrictive diets on campus

Recent events have caused students campus-wide to take action regarding certain new dining policies at Lawrence that they feel are unfair. For some students on campus, their major food-related struggle is an older one: the struggle of staying properly nourished on a Lawrence meal plan while also following a restrictive diet. These restrictive diets can

Signing up for Lawrence: the Activities Fair

Every year, hundreds of new freshmen and transfers experience the chaos that is the Lawrence activities fair for the first time. Being exposed to all of the options for clubs, organizations and intramurals at once can be incredibly overwhelming, and it is easy to sign up for everything that sounds interesting or intriguing. When some